Thursday, June 7, 2012

Wifi Mesh network South of Johannesburg

Wifi  Mesh Nodes in South of Johannesburg. (Self learning nodes and auto rout)(You are the network)
I will be setting up my Mikrotik router for Mesh network and if anyone is interested in connecting in Bassonia Glenvista aria let me know. (2.4Ghz and 5Ghz).
I change my mind and is using Ubuntu mobile mesh as a network node.

More details at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wireless_mesh_network
here is a link to install mobile mash
1) Getting your Ubuntu to use mobile mesh
1.1) Install mobilemash (wget http://launchpadlibrarian.net/5005432/mobilemesh_1.0%2Bdfsg0-0.1_i386.deb)
2.1)  install deb (sudo dpkg -i mobilemesh_1.0+dfsg0-0.1_i386.deb)

3.1) config your wifi (make shore you have wifi)
3.2) sudo iwconfig wlan0 mode ad-hoc
3.3) cd /var/run/mobilemesh/
3.4) sudo ifconfig wlan0 up
3.5) sudo iwconfig wlan0 essid mobilemesh
3.6) sudo iwconfig wlan0 key 12345678910
3.7) sudo ifconfig wlan0 196.254.1.1
3.8) sudo vi /etc/mobilemesh/mmrp.conf

3.9) Changee the config file interface wlan0 # <- Change/add interface here
3.10) sudo mmdiscover -i wlan0
3.11)  sudo mmrp
3.12)  ip route
3.13)  sudo mmdiscover  -i wlan0
4.1) look in the log file /var/log/syslog
5.1) find the udp port that mmrp is listing on (sudo lsof | grep mmrp)
5.2) you should see somting in the listing like this ( UDP *:20471)
6.1) sudo mmtodot -p 20471
6.2) if all the codependency lib For GraphViz is installed you should see something like this